Jan 9, 2019 - 04:11 pm

LEVC delays new electric van

The London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) is postponing the launch of its planned new electric delivery van. The new vehicle should have come out at the end of 2019, but will only be “ready for the market at the beginning of the 2020s”. LEVC already published a first photo of the EV in May 2018.

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Jan 9, 2019 - 02:34 pm

Peterbilt adds medium duty electric truck to range

Truck manufacturer Peterbilt has just presented the mid-size 220EV electric model at CES 2019, which compliments their 520EV and 579EV all-electric trucks announced in May. In total, Peterbilt say they will have more than 30 electric trucks in trials with customers by the end of 2019.

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Jan 7, 2019 - 04:48 pm

StreetScooter drops VW

Volkswagen previously wanted to take over the Post subsidiary StreetScooter. Discussions began taking place at the beginning of 2017 but ultimately failed due to different price expectations. As is well known, the German Post does not aim to be a vehicle manufacturer in the long run.

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Dec 19, 2018 - 09:28 pm

Musk sends Model X through tunnel on training wheels

Elon Musk presented the underground transport system Loop of his Boring Company in a test tube. Contrary to expectations, however, no autonomous e-shuttle was presented at the same time. Instead, a retrofit solution for autonomous electric cars was presented using the Tesla Model X as an example.

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Dec 12, 2018 - 12:01 am

Scania developing fuel cell refuse truck

Scania is developing a fuel cell refuse truck together with Renova, a waste handling company in Sweden. The truck will feature a fully electrified powertrain as well as an electrified compactor. Supported by government agencies, Scania set delivery for 2019/20.

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Dec 7, 2018 - 06:02 pm

StreetScooter Work van approved for large-scale production

The electric van maker owned by DP/DHL has received the EC approval to serially produce its basic Work electric van. The approval for large series production also applies to other EU countries and to Switzerland and Norway so that StreetScooter may fulfil more orders coming from third parties.

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Dec 5, 2018 - 04:39 pm

Germany: fully electric campervan ready for market

The first purely electric campervan is market-ready and will be shown in Stuttgart at the CMT travel trade fair in January 2019. The e-camper is scheduled for market the same year. The Iridium EV is the product of a cooperation between EFA-S (powertrain and batteries) and WOF (chassis).

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Nov 27, 2018 - 03:08 pm

Rivian presents powerful electric pickup truck in LA

The U.S. start-up Rivian Automotive debuts its electric pickup R1T at the LA Auto Show. The five-seater is equipped with four electric motors, each with an output of 147 kW. Deliveries of the truck that will cost at least 69,000 dollars, are set to start in late 2020.

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Nov 24, 2018 - 08:38 pm

Alfabus imports e-buses to Europe

Chinese electric bus manufacturer Alfabus has entered a strategic cooperation with Basco Bus of Italy to deliver their Ecity L12 to Europe. The EV will be adapted to local requirements for this venture.

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Nov 22, 2018 - 03:26 pm

CityFreighter and XPO develop e-transporter CF1

The California based companies CityFreighter and XPO Sales are cooperating to develop and market fully electric delivery trucks. Their first vehicle will be the CF1, a new electric transporter designed for last mile deliveries with a 100 mile range (160 km).

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Nov 21, 2018 - 03:13 pm

Solaris presents lightweight electric bus design

Poland’s one and only busmaker Solaris debuts new and updated electrified bus models at its home show Transexpo as planned. The star of the booth is the Solaris Urbino 12 LE lite hybrid while updated versions of the common Urbino series complete the line-up.

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Nov 20, 2018 - 03:34 pm

Matchmaking: Tesla and Daimler talk electric vans

Tesla and Daimler go back years when Daimler supported the EV maker early on. Now it looks as if it is time to give some of the “like” back and Elon Musk tweeted to toy with the idea of an electric van cooperation. Plus, he has expansive plans on Supercharging.

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Nov 19, 2018 - 02:42 pm

Avevai reveals electric vans powered by supercaps

Avevai, a start-up from Singapore is showing the first electric vehicles of their new Iona series at the Guangzhou Auto show in China. They developed the chassis of their electric van and small e-truck together with Daimler and Foton but the real innovation is in the system.

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Nov 15, 2018 - 05:57 pm

Epiroc electrifies underground mining vehicles

The Swedish company Epiroc has introduced the second generation of their electrified vehicles for underground mining. The vehicles were developed in cooperation with Northvolt and ABB and include a 42-tonne truck, a 14 tonne and an 18-tonne loader, and a series of drills.

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Nov 5, 2018 - 06:44 pm

All-weather autonomous electric shuttle

Ryohin Keikaku of Japan designed a mini electric bus called the Gacha Shuttle Bus. It is said to ride through any weather and autonomously so and shall go into operation for the first time in Finland in 2020.

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Nov 5, 2018 - 02:54 pm

BYD presents mobile charging station for electric buses

China’s leading bus maker BYD and their British partner Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) presented a new version of their Enviro200EV electric bus at the Euro Bus Expo in Birmingham. The 10 metre electric vehicle features an extra space big enough to fit a wheelchair but also a mobile charging station.

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Nov 1, 2018 - 02:53 pm

Wrightbus presents double decker fuel cell bus

Wrightbus present what they claim to be the world’s first double-decker fuel cell bus at the Euro Bus Expo. The StreetDeck model uses a fuel cell  from Ballard to power a Siemens drivetrain. And, Wrightbus has got an exclusive client at hand.

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Oct 30, 2018 - 06:20 pm

Hyundai & Cummins making mini electric excavators

Hyundai Construction Equipment (HCE) and Cummins cooperate in the development of electric construction machines. One prototype of a 3.5-ton electric excavator already exists and uses battery modules from Cummins designed for a full eight-hour shift.

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Oct 23, 2018 - 03:12 pm

Fisker receives investment from Caterpillar

It is an unlikely pairing, an electric sports carmaker coming together with a heavy machinery manufacturer. Yet, Fisker announced that it received an investment from Caterpillar. The latter want to use Fisker’s future solid-state battery technology once it materialises.

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Oct 22, 2018 - 04:49 pm

PSA plans to electrify their utility vehicles

PSA has announced plans to electrify their entire utility vehicle palette by 2025. Starting in 2020, the Peugeot Expert and the Citroën Jumpy will be electrified, while the Citroën Berlingo Electric and Peugeot Partner Electric will receive larger batteries.

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Oct 21, 2018 - 03:49 pm

Meyer-Logistik receives eActros for real world tests

Mercedes-Benz Trucks has handed over another eActros to customers for real world testing: Meyer-Logistik has received the 25 tonne capacity vehicle for operational testing of the transport of temperature sensitive food stuffs from storage locations to multiple super markets in the Hamburger inner city.

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Oct 18, 2018 - 04:23 pm

BYD unveils driverless electric forklifts and aircraft tugs

BYD has developed a driverless electric forklift together with Singapore-based ST Engineering. The two companies signed a cooperation agreement to broaden their joint activities in this field. That’s not BYD’s sole special vehicle innovation: The company also unveiled two new electric tug models.

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https://www.electrive.com/2019/01/09/london-electric-vehicle-company-levc-delays-e-van/
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